Call for Speakers

The AIHS invites OHS professionals, academics and researchers in the field of Health & Safety to submit a Speaker Expression of Interest to present at the 2022 AIHS National Health & Safety Conference.

This year’s conference theme will be: The Adaptive Age: Innovative and Practical Approaches to Health & Safety

The Conference Committee invites applicants to submit: Poster presentations, keynote presentations, workshops, panel discussions, or 10 minute short talks which explore innovative ideas, evidence-based research, or workplace health & safety case studies.

This year we are asking presenters to deliver interactive presentations and workshops which should:

– Examine how we navigate the adaptive age of safety when we don’t know what to expect
– Reflect upon where health & safety has been and where you believe it is headed
– Examine evolving perspectives on WHS 
– Lessons learned 
– Predictions on how we should prepare to move forward as a profession 

The presentation topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Law & Compliance
  • Industrial Manslaughter
  • Construction
  • Contractor Management
  • Leadership & Culture
  • Safety Governance
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Physical Safety
  • Ethics
  • Hygiene
  • Risk Management
  • Emergency Management
  • Emerging Research

All submissions must address how the concept or research can be translated from theory into the real-life work of Practitioners and Professionals at all levels of the company.

Presentations that strongly focus on practical takeaways for practitioners and Professionals will be highly regarded.

If you wish to submit an expression of interest, please refer to the following guidelines prior to completing the online submission form here: 

PLEASE NOTE: Submissions must be recieved through the online portal prior to Friday 1 October 2021

** Presentations considered to be of a marketing nature or promoting/advertising specific products, services or companies will not be accepted.


Expressions of Interest Guidelines to Present

Acceptance of proposed presentations will be based on the content of the online submission, which will be reviewed by the Program Committee for the 2022 AHIS National Health & Safety Conference.

Once accepted the presenter will be asked to provide a written paper and/or presentation slides to  (approximately 3 months prior to the event).

The author of the paper must be present in-person to deliver the presentation.

Presentation Formats: We are calling for a series of submissions that can be presented in one of the following ways:

  1. 30 Minute Presentation
  2. Poster Presentations
  3. Panel Discussions
  4. 8-10 Minute Short Talks
  5. Workshop Sessions

Please note; Most presentations will be allocated within a 30-minute session inclusive of questions. Selected submissions may be invited to be featured presentations, delivered over 45-minute session.

NOTE: Presentations considered to be of a marketing nature or promoting/advertising specific products, services or companies will not be accepted.